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      Remembering Nicolai Gedda

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      The late Swedish tenor is fondly remembered in arias from some of his operatic roles from Carmen, Cosi fan Tutte, Faust and Vanessa. Then there will be a superb rendition of Dein ist mein ganzes Herz from Lehar’s The Land of Smiles.

      Playlist:

      Bizet: Carmen, “Flower Song”
      Nicolai Gedda with the French Radio Orchestra
      Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
      Recorded in Paris in 1958
      EMI CDC 7 49242 2

      Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte, “Un’ aura amorosa”
      Nicolai Gedda with the Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire
      Conducted by Andre Cluytens
      Recorded in Paris in 1957
      EMI 7243 5 65686 2 4

      Gounod: Faust, “Salut! Demeure”
      Nicolai Gedda with the National Theater Opera Orchestra
      Conducted by Andre Cluytens
      Recorded in Paris in 1958
      EMI 0777 7 69985 2 7

      Barber: Vanessa Act I scene between Anatole and Erika”
      Nicolai Gedda and Rosalind Elias with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
      Conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos
      Recorded in New York in 1958
      RCA VICTOR 7899‐2‐RG

      Lehar: Land of Smiles, “Dein ist mein ganzes Herz”
      Nicolai Gedda with the Philharmonia Orchestra
      Conducted by Otto Ackermann
      Recorded in London in 1953
      EMI CDH 7 69525 2

      Sjoberg: “Tonerna”
      Nicolai Gedda with Jan Eyron, piano
      7243 5 65688 2 2

       

       

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